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Scientists develop new way to grow adult stem cells

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Researchers at the medical school have developed a technique they hope will help scientists overcome a major hurdle to the use of adult stem cells for treating muscular dystrophy and other muscle-wasting disorders. The research team, from left, includes Klas Magnusson, Karen Havenstrite, Helen Blau and Penney Gilbert.

Skin color a factor in offers, price of goods sold online

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Online shoppers are more likely to buy from a white seller than a black one, according to a study by two Stanford researchers who posted ads on local classified advertising websites. Each ad contained a photo of either a dark- or light-skinned hand holding the latest iPod nano.

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  • Mood disorders event: The School of Medicine is hosting Mood Disorders Education Day on July 24. The free event is designed for patients and their families, caregivers, friends and all community members interested in the disorders. The event will take place at the William R. Hewlett Teaching Center. Pre-registration is required.
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